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Bass Audiology is Syracuse's foremost office for high quality audiology and hearing aid care. We are located in downtown Syracuse, right next to the library. At Bass Audiology, patient's have direct access to the audiologist at each visit. Our patients can expect us to provide them with the most compassionate care, while using the advanced technology and the most current knowledge in our field.

We take pride in offering "state-of-the-art" hearing aid products and services. We are mindful of your budget and provide a complete line of hearing instruments to choose from. Our expertise is diagnosing hearing loss and programming hearing aids to meet personal needs. We follow an individual treatment plan for every patient in order to achieve the best hearing aid fitting and follow-up programming possible.

About Dawn-Marie Bass, Au.D.

Dr. Dawn-Marie Bass has been practicing audiology since 1992.  She obtained her Bachelor's and Master degrees at Purdue University.  She obtained her doctorate at the Arizona School of Health Sciences. Dr. Bass has a true passion for audiology and for helping patients hear their very best. She and her husband adopted a deaf child (daughter) from India in 2000.   "Experiencing hearing loss from a mother's perspective has shown me the tremendous benefit digital technology has to offer a family at home. " Her daughter now wears a cochlear implant.  Dr. Bass was diagnosed with both hearing loss and tinnitus in 2015.  She has successfully worn hearing aids ever since.  Learning to manage her own tinnitus has been life-changing! Dr. Bass and her husband live in the area with their children. They enjoy camping and biking.

Bass Audiology was awarded the "2014 Outstanding Service Business" by the Wawasee/Syracuse Chamber of Commerce.

Dr. Bass was awarded "2009 Service Professional of the Year" by the Wawasee/Syracuse Chamber of Commerce.

About Tina Sheehan, Au.D.

Dr. Tina Sheehan has been an audiologist since 1998. She attended Purdue University where she obtained a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree. She achieved her doctorate of audiology degree from Salus University. Dr. Sheehan has a passion to walk alongside her patients on their hearing healthcare journey, assisting them and family members to achieve their optimal communication success. She enjoys providing educational presentations for professionals and her community about hearing loss, hearing care, and hearing loss prevention. In addition to her vast experience in hearing diagnostics, hearing aid fittings, and cochlear implants, she has an enthusiastic drive to help children with hearing loss and auditory processing disorders. Dr. Sheehan is a Fort Wayne native where she continues to live with her husband and youngest son, and she has an older son who is a missionary in Thailand. Her family enjoys all sports and she loves to read.

Dr. Sheehan has been awarded:

* 2019 Indiana Chapter of American Academy of Pediatrics Community Service Award

* McMillenHealth Vitality Award: 2020 Healthcare Award for exceptional service in healthcare

* Oticon: 2020 National Focus on People Award for Hearing Healthcare Provider

June

Audiology Assistant

With 7+ years experience in the hearing aid industry, June came to Bass Audiology in January, 2013. She is Dr. Bass' Audiology Assistant. She will clean your hearing aids while you wait. She loves to be the miracle worker and fix hopeless cases. June is able to perform many hearing aid repairs on site. She has a vibrant personality and will be happy to help your hearing aids in any way she can. Her son and daughter-in-law live in San Diego with twin daughters, and she has one son and one dog at home.

Jill

Patient Coordinator

Jill joined the Bass Audiology team in June, 2015, as our Patient Coordinator/Office Manager.  She is also our Billing Specialist. Prior to our office, she worked for Warsaw Community Schools for years.  Jill acquired her Business Administration and Marketing degrees in San Diego.  Married since 1993, Jill and her husband, along with their 4 grown children and 2 sons-in-law have been living in Indiana since 1995.  Jill is very hospitable!  Come on by our office for a visit and be welcomed by Jill, a fresh cup of coffee and a homemade cookie!